- Archeologists uncover secrets of Revolutionary War site Updated: Sep-29-15 2:05 pm
BOSTON - Archeologists using 21st-century technology are mapping out the exact spots British soldiers and Colonial militiamen were standing as they fired at each other during a pivotal skirmish on the first day of the American Revolution.
- Archaeologists pluck 3 Civil War cannons from river site Updated: Sep-29-15 1:18 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A team of South Carolina archaeologists plucked three cast iron Civil War cannons from the Pee Dee River on Tuesday and marveled that 150 years in the muck hadn't done major damage to the weapons.
- Archaeologists pluck 3 Civil War cannons from river site Updated: Sep-29-15 11:55 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Archaeologists have pulled three heavy cast iron Civil War cannons from the waters of a South Carolina river where they were hidden for 150 years.
- Ancient carving stolen decades ago in Mexico found in France Updated: Sep-24-15 3:27 pm
PARIS - A nearly 3,000-year-old carving stolen more than four decades ago from a remote area of southern Mexico has been recovered in France.
- Archaeologists work at Capitol Square delayed by weather Updated: Sep-24-15 12:51 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Plans by archaeologists to conduct a field investigation at Capital Square in Raleigh have been postponed by bad weather.
- Archeologists recover cannon from sunken Confederate warship Updated: Sep-22-15 1:19 pm
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Marine archeologists say they've recovered another cannon from a Confederate warship that's been at the bottom of the Savannah River since the American Civil War.
- Israeli archaeologists may have found fabled Maccabees tomb Updated: Sep-21-15 4:39 pm
BEN SHEMEN FOREST, Israel - Israeli archaeologists may be one step closer to solving a riddle that has vexed explorers for more than a century: the location of the fabled tomb of the biblical Maccabees.
- America's Stonehenge: New Hampshire rocks history or hoax? Updated: Sep-20-15 11:28 am
SALEM, New Hampshire - Using the astronomical chart on a table in the covered tower, visitors aim their gaze along worn arrows to huge, upright stones hundreds of feet away. Beyond each slab of granite, clearings stretch the eye to the horizon on a dazzling day in late summer New Hampshire.
- Seattle-area dig uncovers 10,000-year-old stone tools Updated: Sep-12-15 11:13 pm
SEATTLE - An archaeological survey to clear the way for construction near a mall has unearthed thousands of stone tools crafted at least 10,000 years ago.
- Paris Egypt exhibit holds defiant message for Islamic State Updated: Sep-10-15 2:27 pm
PARIS - French President Francois Hollande and archaeological officials have used an exhibit in Paris of two preserved ancient Egyptian cities as a defiant example that the world will not be cowed by Islamic State militants who recently destroyed ancient Syrian heritage sites in Palmyra and killed a local archaeologist.
- Excavation of Rome home shows city bigger than thought Updated: Sep-09-15 1:42 pm
ROME - Archaeologists have discovered a 6th-century B.C. residence under a palazzo in central Rome, saying that it proves the ancient city was much bigger than previously thought.